| May 19, 2014
| 5:24 AM
Paul Davidson III was just hours away from receiving his degree in architecture from the University of Illinois when he was killed Friday night in a traffic accident.
Davidson, 30, originally of Lemont, was riding his motorcycle down an Urbana street...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:17 PM
SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Senate approved the Equal Rights Amendment with Democratic support today, but Republican women lined up to condemn the effort as a symbolic gesture that’s decades late and a political ploy that distracts from the...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn said today he supports a Republican-backed proposal to limit how long statewide elected officials can serve and defended his term-limit credentials against criticism from GOP governor candidate Bruce Rauner.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:02 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois House Republicans on Thursday picked as their new leader a former Cook County prosecutor known for tough anti-crime stances but also for his work to clean up a broken justice system littered with wrongful convictions.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:39 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 27-year-old Elmhurst man was charged Feb. 2 with driving under the influence, driving without headlights and improper lane use during a traffic stop at North and West avenues.
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:36 PM
WEEK 1 Friday. Aug. 30
Ag. Science 22, Roosevelt 0
Buffalo Grove 28, Leyden 14
Douglass 12, Bronzeville 8
Dunbar at Bogan, at Gately
DuSable at Aurora Christian, 7
Dyett at Marine, 4:15 at Rockne
Evergreen Park 2, Little Village 0 (forfeit)...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Nick Allegretti, Lincoln-Way East: Illinois
Brian Allen, Hinsdale Central: Michigan State Rudolfo Antuna, Crete-Monee: St. Xavier
Jamal Baggett, Oak Park: Akron
Brandon Barry, St. Charles East: Illinois State
Matt Biegalski, Wheaton North:...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
With a second-place finish Saturday in the all-around at the Winter Cup Challenge, gymnast Donnell Whittenburg of Baltimore earned a spot on the United States men's senior national team.
Competing inside the Riviera Hotel & Casino's Royale Pavilion in...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:31 PM
A 48-year-old Lemont man died in a two-vehicle crash near the southwest suburban village this morning.
About 6:20 a.m., the man was passing cars on the right shoulder of Archer Avenue near Parker Road when he lost control of his blue Toyota, said Sophia...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:00 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Senate President John Cullerton today sent his version of pension reform to the House, setting up a high-profile clash with the rival plan Speaker Michael Madigan already pushed through the House.
The showdown puts more than 700,...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:17 PM
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Senate today approved legislation that would allow tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to have special drivers licenses, but the bill’s fate in the House is still up in the air.
The proposal, sponsored by...